How toActivate Tools In The Classroom! (1st - 8th)
4 steps
What you’ll need
4 per participant
Screws
1 per participant
1x6 Wooden Blocks
One for every three to four students
IKEA Fixa Drill
Buy
13 per classroom
80 Grit Sandpaper
4 per participant
Wooden Wheels
One per drill
1/4” Drill Bit
1 per participant
Pencil
1 per participant
Philips Screwdriver
1 per participant
Safety Gloves
Exploring with tools starts with making a plan - this may be as simple as marking where to drill.
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When using a drill, add a tape “flag” to drill bit to indicate where to stop. Don’t forget gloves!
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Sand >after< you’ve used tools - encourage students to sand until all surfaces are evenly smooth.
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Screwdrivers are quiet, safe, & make reversible mechanical connections. Pilot holes help!
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